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Articles by Jay Schweikert

Qualified Immunity: The Supreme Court’s Unlawful Assault on Civil Rights and Police Accountability

by Jay Schweikert

Our primary federal civil rights statute, colloquially called “Section 1983,” says that any state actor who violates someone’s constitutional rights may be sued in federal court. This remedy is crucial not just to secure relief for individuals whose rights are violated, but also to ensure accountability for government ...




 

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